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. suspected boston bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev was charged today with a weapon -- using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting in death following three deaths and 180 injured in last week's marathon attack. the criminal complaint includes the description of footage of him leaving a knapsack on the ground where the explosion took place. another similar bomb was found at the site of the watertown shootout. tsarnaev remains in a boston hospital tonight unable to speak because of injuries that include a gunshot wound to his neck. but he's being questioned by authorities already and responding with written answers. in medford, massachusetts, today a funeral was held for 29-year-old victim krystle campbell. in boston, deval patrick and mayor menino requested a moment of silence at 2:50 to mark the one-week anniversary of the bombing. great public servants up there. we begin with those new charges filed against dzhokhar tsarnaev. pete william is nbc's chief justice correspondent. pete, we have charges. >> we do. couple things about the charges. both of the
began returning to normal. dzhokhar tsarnaev was arraigned this morning, at boston's beth israel deaconess hospital, where he remained in serious condition. a short time later came word of the complaint, filed by the u.s. justice department. it formally charged the 19-year- old with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction, potentially, a capital crime, punishable by the death penalty. and, destruction of property by explosive device, causing death. tsarnaev had been able, sporadically, to answer questions in writing, but a gunshot wound to the neck left him unable to speak. it was unclear if he was read his miranda rights. but in washington, white house spokesman jay carney said he's a naturalized u.s. citizen, so he will not face a military tribunal. >> he will not be treated as an enemy combatant. we will prosecute this terrorist through our civilian system of justice, under us law. u.s. citizen can not be trialed, tried rather in military commissions. and it's important to remember that since 9-11 we have used the federal court system to convict and incarcerate hundreds
that to a government source. pulmonary interviews with dzhokhar tsarnaev indicate that the two brothers had the classification of self- radicalized jihadists. has conveyed -- dzhokhar tsarnaev has conveyed to investigators that his brother's motivation was jihaa jihadist p. here is the "washington post" -- the two brothers suspected of bombing the boston marathon appeared to be motivated by their religious faith, but do not appear to be connected to any terrorist group. we are asking you what you think about immigration reform and whether or not it should be delayed in the aftermath of the boston bombings. some members of congress have said that it should. the numbers to call -- let's take a listen to a little bit of a hearing yesterday. senator schumer talking about this very question. [video clip] >> if you have ways to improve the bill, offer an amendment when we start markup and may, and let's vote on it. i see that particularly to those who are pointing to what happened, the tragedy in boston -- an excuseld say for not doing a bill or delaying it many months. >> i never said that. >> i
. i have -- i know my kids. i know my kids. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev, in his hospital bed in boston has reportedly been cooperative with investigators telling them that he and his brother acted alone without any support from overseas groups and that they acted out of religious fervor. nonetheless, if they want evidence that there is a threat look north to canada where authorities arrested two people breaking up an alleged plot to derail amtrak trains bound from toronto to new york on the canadian side of the border and there the authorities say the suspects were not acting alone. >> individuals were receiving support from al qaeda elements located in iran. there is no information to indicate that these attacks were state sponsored. >> those two individuals due in court today. more evidence that we do need still to be vigilant. guys? >> okay, scott, thank you very much. scott cohn joining us there from boston. >>> in business news, in the most anticipated earnings report from the season we are now hours away from apple, from stock market darling to stock market dog has shed almost $300 b
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